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Perl Programming


This course teaches both the programming interface and the techniques that can be used to write scripts and applications in Perl. This course also covers advanced concepts and capabilities, including object-oriented features, file and network I/O, and database interfaces. Upon completion, students will be able to use Perl techniques and commands to write scripts to perform various user and administrative tasks, and to utilize advanced features of the language.


  • Overview of Perl
  • Types of variables
  • Formatting a report with printf
  • Accessing records by key(s)
  • Operators
  • Perl variables, symbol tables, and scope
  • Subroutines (functions)
  • Using Perl Typeglobs
  • Input and Output
  • Filename manipulation
  • Hashes and complex hash structures
  • Regular expressions
  • Text and manipulation
  • Efficiency considerations
  • Using Perl References
  • Multi-dimensional arrays
  • References to functions
  • Closures
  • Object Oriented Perl Programming
  • Data Persistence Methods
  • Flat file databases
  • Concurrent access and lock mechanisms
  • Process control
  • Perl Modules and Packages


No prior Perl experience is required, but completion of “Intermediate C”, “C++ Programming”, “Java Programming”, or equivalent experience in a structured programming language is required.


  • 5-Day Class – $2995.00
  • 10-Day Class – $3995.00

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